Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 31 July 2023. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
CSIRO is set to replace its two core enterprise platforms – a SAP-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) and inhouse-built business pipeline and research management system – by 2027… CSIRO intends to start procurement of the new core platforms in the second half of 2023 – IT News 4 August 2023.
When I was thinking AI could relieve some of the grunt work from the writing professions, I was being short-sighted. As the writers on strike in Hollywood are stubbornly pointing out, AI will first replace junior careers. Gruntwork is how they learn their trade. You let AI do their job, you are eliminating the apprentice – Malcolm Knox, Sydney Morning Herald, 5 August 2023.
CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and Chevron Australia have today launched a new program, ‘Living STEM’, aimed at connecting students to Indigenous scientific knowledge in the classroom… the program supports primary and secondary schools to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scientific knowledge in communities and classrooms through hands-on projects to increase student engagement and achievement in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) – CSIRO media release, 1 August 2023.
A new CSIRO report Reveals where Australia’s burgeoning tech industry is centered, and experts say it comes with a warning for Australia’s already competitive housing market. The comprehensive report in partnership with the CSIRO and the Tech Council of Australia has unveiled the geographical landscape of Australia’s burgeoning tech industry, raising concerns about the implications for the country’s competitive housing market – TechNews, 2 August 2023.
There are four Australian tech industry “super-clusters” in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, according to a joint report by the national science agency CSIRO and the Tech Council of Australia. Using ABS workforce data, “The geography of Australia’s digital industries” report determined the geographical concentrations of Australia’s technology workers. The neighbouring higher concentrated areas mark where the clusters were found in Australia – The Mandarin, 2 August 2023.